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Forum: showroom 09-05-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9,656
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Posted By ErikS
He got the livery kit this last week and did it...

He got the livery kit this last week and did it himself as it's his toy Volvo. It's a manual swapped forged T5R on 24 psi hybrid K24 with the usual nice suspension and BBK.

If you're on any of the...
Forum: showroom 09-05-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,076,174
Posted By ErikS
Georgetown,TX 850 turbo meet. ...

Georgetown,TX 850 turbo meet.

http://i.imgur.com/GaBZyRmh.jpg (https://imgur.com/GaBZyRm)
Forum: website & board 07-26-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By ErikS
Hey new guy. If your on FB TVC Texas Volvo Crew...

Hey new guy. If your on FB TVC Texas Volvo Crew is also active.

:wave:from Austin and Houston.
Forum: showroom 06-24-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,076,174
Posted By ErikS
So no one likes my garage. Its the only reason I...

So no one likes my garage. Its the only reason I bought it to impress tbot
Forum: showroom 06-23-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,076,174
Posted By ErikS
I give up.

I give up.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 55,481
Posted By ErikS
https://vasttuning.com/

https://vasttuning.com/
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 55,481
Posted By ErikS
LOL! Hey Matt. It will be, Got a huge garage now....

LOL! Hey Matt. It will be, Got a huge garage now.

Kevin came through on that one, had it matched dyed grey. Even with my stiff as a rock suspension it doesn't rattle.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 55,481
Posted By ErikS
I just got the 850 back Saturday, drove it back...

I just got the 850 back Saturday, drove it back to Austin. Tune needs some work but its got a new engine, dash, PDR, headliner, paint job, tires, starter, fuel pump, and master slave cylinder for the...
Forum: website & board 09-10-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 54,726
Posted By ErikS
$100 in. Send some free stickers to the next...

$100 in.

Send some free stickers to the next ten people that donate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,742
Posted By ErikS
There is a test that can be run on the cluster...

There is a test that can be run on the cluster from the OBD-I port under the hood.

You put the jumper wire in #3 hole.
Turn the car on but don't start it.
The push the test button 3 time...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-11-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,209
Posted By ErikS
I have my K24 and greens sitting in a box I am...

I have my K24 and greens sitting in a box I am about to sell. Made 299 whp and 310 tq on my manual 850.

Dyno is in my build thread somewhere.
Forum: showroom 03-05-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,086
Posted By ErikS
It was done by a student high school team down...

It was done by a student high school team down the street from me, they enter one in the Houston art car parade each year.
Forum: showroom 03-04-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,086
Posted By ErikS
Lol, the George Clinton Volvo 240 tribute has to...

Lol, the George Clinton Volvo 240 tribute has to be one of the best. Comes with international diplomatic fights. Houston has one of the best art car shows in the world, and Volvo's are popular here...
Forum: website & board 02-13-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 145,116
Posted By ErikS
I just want to change someone's username for a...

I just want to change someone's username for a week, would $50 do it?

Its not dirty/offensive or whatnot.
Forum: events 10-30-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,985
Posted By ErikS
Damn, I wanted to go so bad.

Damn, I wanted to go so bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
Actually, logs had great AFR's before but limited...

Actually, logs had great AFR's before but limited to ~ 23 psi on 93 gas and would knock. The leaning out started when switching to E85. I only got through a few gallons and 5-6 logs before the HG...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
Well, at least partially. Expansion tank was...

Well, at least partially. Expansion tank was empty, taking off the plug cover and spark plugs out showed a steam cleaned 1st cylinder piston.

Time for a new HG.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
No, using a larger gauge with a relay. I...

No, using a larger gauge with a relay.

I think this issue has been identified :oops:.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
Thanks guys, got some checking to do. Appreciate...

Thanks guys, got some checking to do. Appreciate all the help and direction. Will post back once its figured out.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
Going to switch the fuel pump to a DW or known...

Going to switch the fuel pump to a DW or known E85 capable pump.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
The 3bar stock fpr is rising rate. Its a single...

The 3bar stock fpr is rising rate. Its a single relay to the pump right now with a larger gauge wire and grounded to the frame.

Voltage was good when tested, its only been a 100 miles on the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
Don't have a log of fuel pressure versus...

Don't have a log of fuel pressure versus rpm/boost. Tuner thinks its a fuel delivery issue, but I'm not sure if its pump or injector. I have upgraded voltage to the pump as well. I thought 340 lph...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,071
Posted By ErikS
Leaning out issue past 10 psi E85

Howdy. Having a leaning issue under boost with an E85 tune. Tuner thinks its a hardware issue, map is really rich but after 10 psi fueling leans out, starts pulling timing. MBC @ 25 psi. Switched...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,238
Posted By ErikS
You can also just run the OEM Volvo copper plugs,...

You can also just run the OEM Volvo copper plugs, they are fine.

Thermostat - 88C - allows the car to run a little richer under boost.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,238
Posted By ErikS
I would not use iridium plugs. Copper core NGK...

I would not use iridium plugs. Copper core NGK B7KRE are what most of us use, colder heat range.

Get a wideband. An 88c tstat will run a little richer.

Who is this tuner?

18 psi on what?...
Forum: article composition 08-17-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,079
Posted By ErikS
Is E85 not available in your area? From what I...

Is E85 not available in your area? From what I understand its a better tuning option all around to suppress det and keep higher boost levels.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,410
Posted By ErikS
http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/topic/171679-rn-na-...

http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/topic/171679-rn-na-cam-timing/
Forum: performance & modifications 06-05-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,758
Posted By ErikS
Stage zero, K24, green injectors, VAST tuning,...

Stage zero, K24, green injectors, VAST tuning, should get you to ~ 300 whp.
Forum: showroom 05-30-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,076,174
Posted By ErikS
This should get some positive comments. ...

This should get some positive comments.

https://i.imgur.com/PeLEU1Jl.jpg
Forum: events 05-20-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 43,691
Posted By ErikS
Where are the photos, c'mom guys.

Where are the photos, c'mom guys.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,704
Posted By ErikS
Aesthetically, the 850R is iconic. The 740, not...

Aesthetically, the 850R is iconic. The 740, not so much.

I would have not kept an original 740 family car for 23 years ... and counting.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-28-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 55,481
Posted By ErikS
Steering wheel and fire extinguisher mounted. ...

Steering wheel and fire extinguisher mounted.

https://i.imgur.com/wiv2tkbl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/mkqZnlQl.jpg

Also had paintless dent repair.

It was $400, but all six panels look like...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,891
Posted By ErikS
That is the right one, I raised compression a bit...

That is the right one, I raised compression a bit with a custom order.

Not familiar with the 6cyl you are using, are they 139.5 connecting rods?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,999
Posted By ErikS
Claymore did one on his twin engine T10. ...

Claymore did one on his twin engine T10.

http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/topic/86944-what-did-you-do-to-your-car-today/?page=1550&tab=comments#comment-2400290
Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,891
Posted By ErikS
I have the Wiseco 81.5 in my car, but its a 2.3 5...

I have the Wiseco 81.5 in my car, but its a 2.3 5 cyl with 9:1 compression. Had them for about 5 years. Cost me ~ $600 at the time, still doing well.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,714
Posted By ErikS
Just curious, why are you all running such tight...

Just curious, why are you all running such tight injector flow rates for larger turbos?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,714
Posted By ErikS
Why only 15 psi with the K24?

Why only 15 psi with the K24?
Forum: website & board 02-13-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 29,466
Posted By ErikS
Why does TB forums need to be "secure?" I have...

Why does TB forums need to be "secure?" I have always donated through the paypal option, so my sensitive information is protected, isn't it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,050
Posted By ErikS
Maybe a cup. It was barely at the minimum level....

Maybe a cup. It was barely at the minimum level. I guess with the modern engines its not such a big deal since its not directly on the radiator.

Had it been summer it would have probably boiled...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,050
Posted By ErikS
Sister-in-law drove the S60 without the coolant expansion cap for a month

Said the low coolant light was on, so I popped the hood, and there was the cap sitting next to the expansion tank. She had been driving without it on for a month :wtf: as she had an oil change and I...
Forum: showroom 12-08-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,076,174
Posted By ErikS
To continue the H-Town guys, and because south...

To continue the H-Town guys, and because south Texas snow.

https://i.imgur.com/SEHizDcl.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-28-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,676
Posted By ErikS
My friend here in Houston is building one like...

My friend here in Houston is building one like that for a customer based on that rendering.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 80,243
Posted By ErikS
Why limit your obvious knowledge and potential...

Why limit your obvious knowledge and potential with the wagon you have on a V8, when you can go twin T5?

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rUGkL7ZBqHg"...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 80,243
Posted By ErikS
I put a MLS gasket in my whiteblock. It must...

I put a MLS gasket in my whiteblock. It must stand for "missing layers of steel."
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,679
Posted By ErikS
While you will get some assistance on TB, this...

While you will get some assistance on TB, this forum is geared more towards redblocks and RWD Volvo performance.

Might want to start an account here.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-25-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,442
Posted By ErikS
The diaphragm can tear, its easy enough to check...

The diaphragm can tear, its easy enough to check it.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-24-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,442
Posted By ErikS
The R ECU was programmed for 12 psi, so I would...

The R ECU was programmed for 12 psi, so I would do a stage zero before adding a MBC as you probably have a boost leak with your vacuum lines or intercooler hoses if you are under 10 psi.

You are...
Forum: website & board 09-21-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,307
Posted By ErikS
Can I get a - (minus)300 hp badge since my car is...

Can I get a - (minus)300 hp badge since my car is fwd?
Forum: website & board 06-06-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,033
Posted By ErikS
You gotta get mismatched color floor mats, not...

You gotta get mismatched color floor mats, not use a turkey baster to pull out the overfilled oil from the dealer, or not put an R in youR R posts about your caR to get banned there.
Forum: website & board 05-26-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,033
Posted By ErikS
He is either on house arrest, or works for a chop...

He is either on house arrest, or works for a chop shop.
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